Putting Skills to Work, BCG Education Fund The workshop helps attendees develop skills that serious genealogical researchers use as family historians, librarians, dedicated hobbyists, or writers. Instructors target intermediate and advanced practitioners in accord with current genealogical standards. DeVos Place Convention Center TUESDAY, 1 MAY 2018 8:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. CHECK-IN BEGINS: 8:00 A.M. The $110 registration fee includes lunch, two in-depth presentations, hands-on exercises, syllabus, handouts, and active class participation. NGS Conference registration is not required. The workshop is limited to 60 students. Sponsored by the BCG Education Fund, an independent charitable trust, http://www.bcgcertification.org/educationfund. To register click here. Program CONNIE LENZEN, CG PLANNING AND EXECUTING REASONABLY EXHAUSTIVE RESEARCH, OR HOW TO ENSURE A SUCCESSFUL HUNT Effective genealogy begins with a plan. Group practice will make creating a research plan and then executing it, all with genealogy standards, less daunting. Participants will go away with new tools that will help them break down “brick walls.” THOMAS W. JONES, PhD, CG, CGL, FASG, FNGS, FUGA CITING ALL KINDS OF ONLINE SOURCES Through hands-on activities, participants will learn the citation implications for each of three kinds of online content and four kinds of source-image pairings. Discussion includes understanding what sources are and the five basic questions citations must answer. Questions? Contact NGS Registrar Courtney Holmes at firstname.lastname@example.org or refer to FAQs.